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Till Johannesburg

Credit limit increased
Africa shines inside a twelve week module
Constructed from
Fragment memories
Shards of remembering made-up
Snatches of conversation
The songs we feel… 93 more words


All my rage and anger in this world is derived from the suffering of my ancestors. Perspective. I need to work harder, not because it proves the character worth of a person or because it will make me more successful, but because my ancestors did not suffer as much as they did just to have me waste it in decadence. 33 more words

Trouble At Mill

I’ve done quite a bit of research on my family tree, on my maternal side I’m back to the 1600’s and there doesn’t seem to be  162 more words


Poem 340 - Caduca Despice

Caduca Despice

Look down on a fallen thing

I am but dull matter, but I think of the sky,
The sky that has seen my ancestors’ eternity…

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Why do they have to always hide?


***Long post ahead…enter at your own risk!!! ***

I have always wondered why certain documents seem to “appear”, when they do, within my research. They might not even be on the family line that I’m working on, but all of a sudden…there they are! 807 more words


Love notes from Freya, 8/29/14

Motherhoood is a symptom of kindness, and the greatest form of charity. It is the gift that is given without the expectation that something of equal value will be given in return.

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Love Notes From Freya

The Tjawa Tjawa Women Ancestors

Only three more sleeps and then ….

…. we head off into the Great Sandy for 7 days of Dreaming Tracking… The Elders, the Marlpa (Companions) and me… oh, and about 40 other people… in 8 cars (4WDs)… bumping over spinifex and getting bogged in tali (sand dunes). 712 more words

Aboriginal Women Elders